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Program Manager – Strategic Growth – Bombardier Specialized Aircraft

Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Program Manager – Strategic Growth – Bombardier Specialized Aircraft-WIC05053



At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

This role is key to helping Bombardier Specialized Aircraft (BSA) grow and diversify. The candidate will work closely with leadership team members within BSA and across other functions and have the following responsibilities:

- Support the BSA growth priority associated with future US government business through market analysis, identification of product solutions and required organizational capabilities

- Collaborate and maintain an effective relationship with internal stakeholders such as Sales, Engineering, Operations, Legal, Finance, IT, Facilities and others.

- Collaborate and maintain an effective relationship with external stakeholders such as Federal and State government departments or agencies, subject matter expert Legal advisors, and industrial partners.

- Define and deliver an implementation plan to achieve the growth priority including to obtain a facility security clearance (“FCL”)

- Identify and manage the creation of required policies and procedures to support the implementation plan

- Identify and manage the implementation of required infrastructure to support the implementation plan

- Develop and deploy a roles and responsibilities definition

- Develop the associated business case including available Federal / State / Local incentives

- Manage and facilitate visits and audits by external stakeholders including but not limited to Defense Counterintelligence & Security Agency (DCSA), Defense Contract Management Agency(DCMA) and others.


As our ideal candidate,

- You hold a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Administration, Law, Finance or other equivalent combination of education and experience.

- You have more than 10 years’ experience in the aerospace industry, preferably in a program management capacity.

- You are an inclusive team player with excellent initiative that allows you to work collaboratively with limited supervision

- You have excellent communication and customer-facing skills.

- You have experience working with senior management, external partners and government representatives

- You can effectively negotiate in-line with business objectives.

- You can manage time and prioritize tasks effectively while working toward aggressive deadlines.

- You have a working knowledge of aircraft, special mission equipment and the associated design, development, test and certification processes.

- You have a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Process and the associated processes of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) or an ability to rapidly comprehend and develop such knowledge.

- You have a working knowledge of implementing Defense Counterintelligence & Security Agency (DCSA) Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI) mitigation instruments, or an ability to rapidly comprehend and develop such knowledge.

- You have prior experience in securing a facility security clearance (“FCL”)

- You have a strong working knowledge of Bombardier's policies and processes.

- You may be required to travel (post Covid) and/or work occasional extended hours.

- Prior experience in the defense industry or Government defense departments/agencies will be an asset

- US Citizenship is required and the ability to hold a US Secret clearance will be an asset.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code: US 67209
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
06.01.2022, 6:37:19 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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